An episode of "I'm ready for my close-up", originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM. Alex Fitch interviews Brockley locals about the closure of Homeview Entertainment and the owner and the manager of Close-up Video on Brick Lane in London.
Press release: On the 11th February, a large group of people gathered outside a video shop in South East London to protest about its closure and replacement by a proposed betting shop.
Alex Fitch was there to interview locals and their representatives about why the demise aroused such passion.
In contrast, this is followed by an interview with both the owner and the manager of a relatively new rental place in East London that looks potentially successful in this digital age and is intended to be more than just a video shop…